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Surgery - Plastic Surgery - Rhinoplasty

Today's rhinoplasty (nose job) is based on surgical techniques employed by the ancient inhabitants of the Indus Valley.

Ancient Medicine
Modern plastic surgery started when surgeons from the East India Company saw Indian surgeons working at a craft they'd been perfecting for two millennia.

Ayurveda, Ancient Medicine System
Branches of and diseases treated by Ayurvedic medicine.

Plastic Surgery's Earliest Cases Date to Ancient Egypt, India
Article on plastic surgery includes a stomach-turning graphic description of the Ancient Indian procedure for dealing with a severed nose. (www.hindunet.org/alt_hindu/1994_2/msg00097.html)

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